Increasing the Value of Irrigated Pastures

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 1996: $4,200.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1998
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $35,475.00
Region: Western
State: New Mexico
Principal Investigator:

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: rye, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Animals: goats


  • Animal Production: pasture fertility, range improvement, grazing - rotational, watering systems, feed/forage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, farmer to farmer, networking, on-farm/ranch research, technical assistance
  • Farm Business Management: marketing management, feasibility study, agricultural finance, value added
  • Pest Management: field monitoring/scouting
  • Production Systems: holistic management
  • Sustainable Communities: infrastructure analysis, new business opportunities, partnerships, public participation, sustainability measures
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